Special Events

Backpack Challenge to Kick off July 25th!

The Backpack Challenge is a school supply drive for foster youth in the greater Philadelphia area. The challenge will kick off with a press event in Dilworth Park on July 25th at 12:00PM. To learn more about the challenge, become a sponsor, or host a collection site, visit backpackchallenge.com. No time to donate at a collection […]

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VYH Advocates for Homeless LGBTQ+ Youth at the State Capitol

Valley Youth House took its #CouchesDontCount campaign to Harrisburg on Monday, June 5th, to advocate for homeless LGBTQ+ youth to legislators and visitors in the capitol building. With the support of Representative Brian Sims, a Philadelphia-based politician and dedicated advocate for LGBTQ+ rights, VYH occupied the capitol rotunda with a couch to raise awareness about […]

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2017 Young Achiever, Christopher Heard

VYH is delighted to announce our 2017 Young Achiever is Christopher Heard! Chris is an active member of the Achieving Independence Center and has displayed self-sufficiency in a myriad of ways in the time VYH has worked with him. In the fall, Chris participated in Power Corps programming in addition to his work with the […]

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VYH testifies for Philadelphia City Council on homelessness prevention

Valley Youth House’s VP of SE Programs, Allison Moore, provided testimony before Philadelphia’s City Council yesterday about homelessness prevention and the need for increased supports and funding. VYH was one of several agencies to participate, including People’s Emergency Center, Juvenile Law Center, Office of Homeless Services, and the Family Service Provider Network. Read more about […]

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2017 Corporate Achiever, FS Investments

Valley Youth House is thrilled to announce that FS Investments will be honored at our annual Always Bet on Youth Casino Night as the 2017 Corporate Achiever! Through its charitable affiliate, the FS Foundation, FS Investments not only supports local nonprofit agencies, but drives a culture of civic responsibility for their employees. Over 2,500 hours […]

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2017 Individual Achiever, Harold T. Epps

Valley Youth House is thrilled to announce that Harold T. Epps, Director of Commerce at the City of Philadelphia, will be honored at our annual Always Bet on Youth Casino Night as the 2017 Individual Achiever! As Director of Commerce, Mr. Epps oversees and implements policies to help both small businesses and major corporations in […]

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Sponsorships Now Available: John E. Walson, Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament 2017

  Service Electric Cable TV and Communications presents the John E. Walson, Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament held annually at Lehigh Country Club. The event has raised over $1.25 million dollars for Valley Youth House and celebrated its 31st Anniversary in 2016. Save The Date May 22, 2017, Lehigh Country Club 2017 Golf Tournament Chairman: Matthew R. Sorrentino, Esq. […]

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B​ehavioral ​H​ealth ​R​ehabilitative ​S​ervices​ Program to Receive Proceeds of Painting Fundraiser

 UPDATE: This fundraiser raised $490 for our BHRS program!  Thank you! All are invited!  “Painting with a Purpose”, a third party fundraiser run by VYH staff, will be held on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 1:30 pm at Painting with A Twist (3650 Nazareth Pike, Unit 4, Bethlehem, PA 18020).  The proceeds will be used to provide resources, materials […]

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